This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case.
Sedalia Police Department
11:44 a.m.: Benjamin Pasqual, 23, of the 700 block of East 14th Street, was arrested after police responded to the Pettis County Health Center for a report of someone masturbating in a vehicle in the parking lot. Contact was made with the suspect, who was arrested, transported to the Pettis County Jail, booked, and released for first-degree sexual misconduct.
3:10 a.m.: Officers responded to the 700 block of East 12th Street for a 911 hang-up call. The caller made numerous emergency and non-emergency calls to Pettis County Joint Communications and made threats to harm himself and others. The subject was contacted and taken into the care of Pettis County Ambulance District. No charges are being requested.
4:29 a.m.: Officers responded to the 2700 block of South Kentucky Avenue for a report of a domestic disturbance. The caller reported being assaulted by a subject known to her. The suspect had fled the area after taking the victim's purse and had not been located. Charges of stealing and third-degree domestic assault are being submitted to the Pettis County Prosecutor. The victim sustained a minor injury.
1:52 p.m.: Trista L. Johnson, 39, of the 1200 block of South Lamine Avenue, was arrested after officers conducted a vehicle stop near the intersection of South Quincy Avenue and West 14th Street. Johnson provided consent to search the vehicle and her person, and a bag of methamphetamine was discovered. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail, booked for drug possession, and released.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
2:13 p.m.: John R. Converse, 22, of Kansas City, was arrested in Benton County for felony receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor warrant out of Clinton County for possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, driving with a revoked driver's license, failure to display license plates, and no insurance. He was transported to the Benton County Jail.